Meaning of SLOWDOWN in English

SLOWDOWN

(~s)

1.

A ~ is a reduction in speed or activity.

There has been a sharp ~ in economic growth.

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2.

A ~ is a protest in which workers deliberately work slowly and cause problems for their employers. (AM BUSINESS; in BRIT, use go-slow )

It’s impossible to assess how many officers are participating in the ~.

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